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ROM Speaks

ROM Speaks

From fascinating to thought-provoking, ROMSpeaks presents compelling voices on hot topics.

Explore engaging issues at the ROM and experience our world, discussed.

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ROMSpeaks Group Experience

Groups of 10 or more are invited to register at discounted rate.  Please email ROM Group Sales at groupsales@rom.on.ca. Find out more about group visits.

Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | 19:00 - 20:00

Tickets on sale to RPC/YPC/DPC Members August 15.
Tickets on sale to Members August 16.
Tickets on sale to General Public August 17.

Le Métabolism: Transforming Design on Film 

Join filmmaker Stylianos Pangalos and Canadian architect Philip Beesley as they discuss the intersection of art, design, and film. This evening will include a screening of Pangalos’ stunning film Le Métabolism, detailing the making of the ROM’s Dome Dress, and exclusive evening access to the exhibition Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion and the accompanying installation Philip Beesley: Transforming Space.      

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | 19:00 - 20:00

Note program rescheduled from September 18 to September 26.

Free. RSVP Required.

#MeToo & the Arts
Join leaders in the arts community for an in-depth panel discussion on gender and power dynamics in the context of art institutions and the role that they play in light of the larger debate concerning art and artists during the time of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements.

 

#MeToo & the Arts Programming

The ROM provides a space for difficult and sometimes challenging conversations. Our #MeToo & the Arts program schedule includes events that discuss sexualized harassment and assault, which may bring up difficult feelings for some participants and attendees.

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018 | 19:00 - 20:00

Tickets on sale to RPC/YPC/DPC Members August 15.
Tickets on sale to Members August 16.
Tickets on sale to General Public August 17.

Annual Greek Lecture

Join Dimitrios Pandermalis, President of the Acropolis Museum in Athens, for the ROM’s annual Greek lecture. From digital reconstructions of classical sculptures, to the public integration of a 3,200 square meter archaeological excavation, Dr. Pandermalis will share the most recent programmingo pportunities at this unique museum.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | 19:00 - 20:00

Tickets on sale to RPC/YPC/DPC Members August 15.
Tickets on sale to Members August 16.
Tickets on sale to General Public August 17.

Spider-Man: Legend & Legacy

Join comic giants Chip Zdarsky and Adam Kubert as they unpack the history of Spider-Man in popular culture. Moderated by Wes Tyrell of the Canadian Cartoonists Association, this engaging evening explores the unique qualities and nostalgia that have seen generations of fans drawn to this iconic character. Includes exclusive evening access to the exhibition Spiders: Fear & Fascination

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018 | 19:00 - 20:00

Tickets on sale to RPC/YPC/DPC Members August 15.
Tickets on sale to Members August 16.
Tickets on sale to General Public August 17.

13th Annual Eva Holtby Lecture on Contemporary Culture

Towards 2067: Tracing an Indigenous Future in Canada

What kind of place will Canada be in 2067? In light of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations, and as Canada and Canadians struggle to understand our past and foster a greater Indigenous presence in cultural leadership, what will life look like for Indigenous, Métis and Inuit peoples in 2067?
 

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018 | 19:00 - 20:00

Tickets on sale to RPC/YPC/DPC Members August 15.
Tickets on sale to Members August 16.
Tickets on sale to General Public August 17.

Annual South Asia Lecture

In Conversation: The Dhaka Art Summit and the Future of South Asian Contemporary Art

The Dhaka Art Summit (DAS) in Bangladesh is an international, non-commercial research and exhibition platform for art and architecture related to South Asia. As one of the newest additions to the global art biennale circuit, its impact on the global contemporary art world has skyrocketed since it was founded in 2012. Rejecting the traditional biennale format, DAS re-examines how we think about art in both a regional and international context. Join us for this exclusive conversation with its co-founders Nadia and Rajeeb Samdani and discover how the Summit was conceptualized and realized, and what they imagine for its future.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | 19:00 - 20:00

Tickets on sale to RPC/YPC/DPC Members August 15.
Tickets on sale to Members August 16.
Tickets on sale to General Public August 17.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Keynote

Luminous Seas

Join National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry on assignment and into the sea, where his engaging and visual storytelling highlights the problems facing our oceans and illustrates tangible solutions.

 

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